Ngel Nyaki Plant Checklist - Afromontane Research - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

An illustrated checklist of the flora of Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve

This plant checklist has been compiled and is curated by Matt Walters (School of Biological Sciences) from the reports of J.D. Chapman and observations by Hazel Chapman, Matt Walters, Idrissa Musa, Prince Umeh, and staff and students of the Nigerian Montane Forest Project.

Cleome growing in Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve. Nigerain Montane Forest Project Plant Checklist

Collection and observation format

Format is [Col. Collector. Collecting number(year) notes]

  • JDC = Jim Chapman; HMC = Hazel Chapman; IM = Idrissa Musa; MJW = Matt Walters; PU = Prince Umeh; SG = Steven Gawisa, SO = Steven Olson.
  • JDC collection numbers listed are representative, there may be additional collections, refer to the checklist in Chapman and Chapman (2001).
  • Tree = permanently labelled tree on transect.
  • Det. = determined by

 


Bryophyta

Sematophyllaceae

Wijkia

  • Wijkia trichocolea (Müll. Hal.) H.A. Crum (Syn. Acanthocladium trichocolea) [Col. JDC 4604(1976) submontane forest, abundant]

 


Lycophyta

Lycopodiaceae

Huperzia Bernh.

  • Huperzia mildbraedii (Herter) Pic. Serm. (Syn. Lycopodium mildbraedii) [Obs. JDC, rare]

Selaginellaceae

Selaginella P.Beauv.

  • Selaginella cf tenerrima A. Braun ex Kuhn [Col. JDC 4517(1976)]

 


Pterophyta

Aspleniaceae

Asplenium L.

  • Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm. f.) Bech. [Col. JDC 4534(1976), epiphytic fern at forest margin]
  • Asplenium anisophyllum Kunze (Syn. A. geppii) [Col. JDC 4587(1976), epiphytic, widespread]
  • Asplenium dregeanum Kunze [Col. JDC 3299(1973), JDC 4520(1976), epiphitic, abundant]
  • Asplenium thunbergii Kunze (Syn. A. preussii) Photos [Col. JDC 3300(1973), JDC 4521(1976)]
  • Asplenium theciferum (Kunth) Mett. Photos [Col. JDC 4537(1976) epiphytic]

Cyatheaceae

Cyathea Sm.

  • Cyathea dregei Kunze [Col. JDC 2557(1971)]
  • Cyathea manniana Hook. Photos [Col. JDC 4610(1976) rare] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Dennstaedtiaceae

Pteridium

  • Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Dryopteridaceae

Ctenitis

  • Ctenitis cirrhosa (Schumach.) Ching [Col. JDC 4590(1976)]

Tectaria

  • Tectaria fernandensis C. Chr. [Col. JDC 3298(1973, JDC 4588(1976)]

Hymenophyllaceae

Crepidomanes

  • Crepidomanes mannii (Hook.) J.P. Roux (Syn. Trichomanes mannii) [Col. JDC 4591(1976), epiphytic]

Lomariopsidaceae

Bolbitis

  • Bolbitis sp. [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Bolbitis sp. [Col. 4586(1976)]

Marattiaceae

Marattia Sw.

  • Marattia fraxinea Sm. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Col. JDC 2558(1971)]

Nephrolepidaceae

Nephrolepis

  • Nephrolepis undulata (Afzel. ex Sw.) J. Sm. [Col. JDC 4522(1976)]

Oleandraceae

Arthropteris

  • Arthropteris monocarpa (Cordem.) C. Chr. [Col. HMC 116(1973), JDC 4596(1976) climbing fern]

Pteridaceae

Pteris

  • Pteris pteridioides (Hook.) Ballard [Col. JDC 3302(1973), JDC 4554(1976)]
  • Pteris togoensis Hieron. [Col. JDC 3297(1973), JDC 4589(1976)]

Vittaria

  • Vittaria guineensis Desv. [Col. JDC 4523(1976) on tree trunks]

Tectariaceae

Pleocnemia

  • Pleocnemia sp. [Obs. MJW (2012)]

 


Angiospermae

Acanthaceae

Asystasia Blume

  • Asystasia gangetica (L.) T.Anderson Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Brillantaisia P.Beauv.

  • Brillantaisia owariensis Beauv. Photos [Col. JDC 3313(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Justicia L.

  • Justicia insularis T.Anders. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Achariaceae

Dasylepis Oliv.

  • Dasylepis blackii (Oliv.) Chipp [Col. HMC 709(2004)] [Tree 218]
  • Dasylepis racemosa Oliv. [Col. JDC 4583(1976), HMC 680] [Tree 220]

Anacardiaceae

Lannea A.Rich.

  • Lannea barteri (Oliv.) Engl.

Pseudospondias Engl.

  • Pseudospondias microcarpa (A.Rich.) Engl. Photos [Col. HMC 765(2005)] [Obs. IM (2014)] [Tree 657]

Sorindeia Thouars

  • Sorindeia grandifolia Engl. [Col. HMC 522(2003), HMC 701(2004), HMC 693(2004), HMC 775(2004)] [Tree 159, 173]

Annonaceae

Isolona Engl.

  • Isolona congolana (De Wild. & T.Durand) Engl. & Diels [Col. HMC 496(2003), HMC 678(2004), HMC 683(2004), HMC 692(2004)]
  • Isolona cf deightonii Keay [Col. JDC 4543(1976)]
  • Isolona cf. hexaloba (Pierre) Engl. & Diels [Col. HMC 514(2003), HMC 714(2004)]

Xylopia L.

  • Xylopia acutiflora A.Rich. Photos [Col. JDC 3329(1973), JDC 4570(1976), JDC 4618(1977)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Apiaceae

Agrocharis Hochst.

  • Agrocharis melanantha Hochst. Photos [Col. HMC 118(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Centella L.

  • Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Apocynaceae

Landolphia P.Beauv.

  • Landolphia buchananii Stapf Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Pleiocarpa Benth.

  • Pleiocarpa pycnantha Stapf Photos [Col. JDC 3325(1973), JDC 4581(1976), HMC 539(2003), HMC 734(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 199, 442, 574]

Rauvolfia Plum. ex L.

  • Rauvolfia vomitoria Wennberg Photos [Col. JDC 2825(1972), HMC 481A(2003), HMC 556(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Saba (Pichon) Pichon

  • Saba thompsonii (A.Chev.) Pichon [Col. JDC 4565(1976)] Fulfude name is belbel leinde

Tabernaemontana L.

  • Tabernaemontana contorta Stapf Photos [Col. JDC 3142(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Tabernaemontana ventricosa Hochst. ex A.DC.[Col. HMC 726(2004)] [Tree 434]

Voacanga Thouars

  • Voacanga africana Stapf ex Scott-Elliot Photos [Col. SO 143(2002)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Voacanga bracteata Stapf [Col. JDC 3332(1973)]

Aquifoliaceae

Ilex L.

  • Ilex mitis Radlk. Photos [Col. HMC 500(2003), HMC 712(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Araliaceae

Cussonia Thunb.

  • Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A.Rich

Polyscias J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

  • Polyscias fulva Hutch. & Dalziel Photos [Obs. JDC(1970s), MJW (2012)]

Schefflera J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

  • Schefflera abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Harms [Col. JDC 2712(1972)]

Arecaceae

Phoenix L.

  • Phoenix reclinata Jacq. [Obs. JDC (1973)]

Aristolochiaceae

Pararistolochia

  • Pararistolochia leonensis (Mast.) Hutch. & Dalziel [Col. JDC 4606(1976)]

Asparagaceae

Drimia

  • Drimia indica (Roxb.) Jessop [Obs. PU 2014] (Syn. Urginea indica (Roxb.) Kunth)

Asteraceae

Ageratum L.

  • aff. Ageratum conyzoides (L.) L Photo [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Acanthospermum

  • Acanthospermum aff. australe (Loefl.) Kuntze [Obs. PU (2013)]
  • Acanthospermum aff. hispidum DC. [Obs. PU (2013)]

Aspilia Thouars

  • Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.D.Adams Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Bidens L.

  • Bidens pilosa L. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Conyza Less.

  • Conyza aff. vernonioides (Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.) Wild [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Crassocephalum Moench

  • Crassocephalum aff. rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) S. Moore [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Crassocephalum sp. [Obs. PU (2013)] Plant with purple petioles.
  • Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S.Moore [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Echinops

  • Echinops gracilis O.Hoffm. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Gerbera Linn. ex Cass.

  • Gerbera piloselloides (L.) Cass. [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Helichrysum Mill.

  • Helichrysum aff. nudifolium (L.) Less. [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Helichrysum sp. 2 [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Helichrysum sp. 3 [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Lactuca L.

  • Lactuca inermis L. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)] (Syn. L. capensis)

Laggera Benth.

  • Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Mikania Willd.

  • Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Oocephala

  • Oocephala stenocephala (Oliv.) H.Rob. [Obs. PU 2014] (Syn. Vernonia oocephala Baker)

Solanecio (Sch. Bip.) Walp.

  • Solanecio mannii (Hook.f.) C.Jeffrey

Tithonia Desf. ex Juss.

  • Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A.Gray Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Vernonia Schreb.

  • Vernonia sp. [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Vernonia calvoana Engl. unresolved name (Syn. Vernonia leucocalyx) (Col. HMC 742 (2004)]

Balsaminaceae

Impatiens L.

  • Impatiens burtonii Hook. f. [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Impatiens sp. [Col. HMC 119(1973)] Herb to 60cm, fls white/yellow with red veins, spur red and pink streaked, in light shade along upper edge of forest.

Begoniaceae

Begonia L.

  • Begonia sp. [Col. JDC 4609(1976) epiphyte, fruiting]

Bignoniaceae

Kigelia DC.

  • Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth. [Col. HMC 758(2005)] [Tree 617]

Markhamia Seem. ex Baill.

  • Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K.Schum. ex Engl. - unlabelled collection from 2002 at Kew.

Newbouldia

  • Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seem. [Col. JDC 4557(1976)]

Boraginaceae

Cordia L.

  • Cordia millenii Baker Photos [Col. HMC 555(2003), HMC 739(2004)] [Obs. JDC (1970s), MJW (2012)] [Tree 326, 504]

Burseraceae

Santiria

  • Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév. [Col. JDC 3342(1973), HMC 674(2004), HMC 773(2004)] [Tree 318] Note: JDC recommends further investigation of this species, tree differs from that described in Nigerian Trees in being much taller and having no buttress roots.

Canarium

  • Canarium schweinfurtii Engl.

Capperaceae

Ritchiea R.Br. ex G. Don

  • Ritchiea albersii Gilg [Col. JDC 3338(1973), JDC 4579(1976); SO 146(2002), HMC 525(2003), HMC 528(2003) HMC 702(2004), HMC 710(2004), HMC 737(2004)] [Tree 171, 220, 487]

Celastraceae

Cassine L.

  • Cassine aethiopica Thunb. (Syn. Mystroxylon aethiopicium) [Col. HMC 369(2002), HMC 501(2003), HMC 553(2003), HMC 673(2004), HMC 691(2004), HMC 771 (2005)] [Tree 34, 316]

Maytenus Molina

  • Maytenus sp. (Syn. Martins Tree) [Col. HMC 673(2004)]

Cleomaceae

Cleome L.

  • Cleome iberidella Welw. ex Oliv. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Clusiaceae

Garcinia L.

  • Garcinia smeathmanii (Planch. & Triana) Oliv. Photos [Col. JDC 2711(1972)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Garcinia afzelii Engl. [Col. HMC 734(2004)] [Tree 442 - double check as recorded as Rubiaceae elsewhere]

Symphonia L.f.

  • Symphonia globulifera L.f. Photos [Col. JDC 3028(1973), JDC 4602, Mambilla name is Geeb; Kaka name is Beek] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Combretaceae

Combretum Loefl.

  • Combretum molle R.Br. ex G.Don Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Commelinaceae

Aneilema R. Br.

  • Aneilema sp. [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Commelina L.

  • Commelina cameroonensis J.K.Morton Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Palisota Rchb. ex Endl.

  • Palisota mannii C.B.Clarke Photos [Col. JDC 2698(1972)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Convolvulaceae

Ipomoea L.

  • Ipomoea pileata Roxb. Photos (Syn. I. involucrata) [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Crassulaceae

Kalanchoe L.

  • Kalanchoe lanceolata (Forssk.) Pers. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Cucurbitaceae

Zehneria Endl.

  • Zehneria scabra (L. f.) Sond. [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Cyperaceae

Afrotrilepis

  • Afrotrilepis sp. [Col. JDC 4585(1976) epiphytic herb]

Dioscoreaceae

Dioscorea L.

  • Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth. Photos [Col. JDC 4551(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Ebenaceae

Diospyros L.

  • Diospyros kamerunensis Gürke [Tree 114, 669]
  • Diospyros monbuttensis Gürke Photos [Col. HMC 740(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 513]

Euphorbiaceae

Alchornea Sw.

  • Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg. [HMC 677(2004)]

Croton L.

  • Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Delile Photos [Col. JDC 2560] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Discoclaoxylon Pax & K.Hoffm.

  • Discoclaoxylon hexandrum (Müll.Arg.) Pax & K.Hoffm. Photos [Col. JDC 3343, JDC 4545(1976), SO 142(2002) HMC 558(2003), HMC 728(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 386, 600]

Erythrococca Benth.

  • Erythrococca hispida (Pax) Prain [Col. HMC 695(2004)]

Macaranga Thouars

  • Macaranga occidentalis (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg. Photos [Col. JDC 4544(1976), HMC 727(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Macaranga monandra Müll.Arg.

Mallotus Lour. 

  • Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll.Arg. [Col. HMC 732] (Note: Specimen HMC 732 also recorded as Mallotus subulatus Müll.Arg.)

Neoboutonia Müll. Arg.

  • Neoboutonia melleri (Müll.Arg.) Prain (Syn. Neoboutonia velutina) [Col. JDC 4552(1976)]

Ricinus L.

  • Ricinus communis L. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Shirakiopsis Esser

  • Shirakiopsis elliptica (Hochst.) Esser (Syn. Sapium ellipticum) [Col. JDC 4578(1976) HMC 560(2003), HMC 754(2005)] [Obs. IM (2013)] [Tree 600]

Tragia L.

  • Tragia preussii Pax Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Tragia senegalensis Müll.Arg. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Fabaceae

Acacia Mill.

  • Acacia pentagona (Schum. & Thonn.) Hook.f. [Col. JDC 4597(1976)]

Adenocarpus

  • Adenocarpus mannii (Hook.f.) Hook.f [Col. JDC 3317(1973)]

Albizia Durazz.

  • Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm. Photos [Col. JDC 4558(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Anthonotha

  • Anthonotha noldeae (Rossberg) Exell & Hillc. Photos [Col. JDC 2714, JDC 3287(1973), JDC 3335(1973), JDC 4539(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Antopetitia A.Rich.

  • Antopetitia abyssinica A.Rich.Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Berlinia

  • Berlinia grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel

Dalbergia L.f.

  • Dalbergia heudelotii Stapf [Col. JDC 3311(1973)]
  • Dalbergia lactea Vatke Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Dichrostachys Wight & Arn.

  • Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Entada Adans.

  • Entada abyssinica A.Rich. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

HylodesmumH.Ohashi & R.R.Mill

  • Hylodesmum repandum (Vahl) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill Photos (Syn. Desmodium repandum) [Obs. JDC (unknown), MJW (2012)]

Kotschya Endl.

  • Kotschya strigosa (Benth.) Dewit & P.A.Duvign. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Millettia Wight & Arn.

  • Millettia barteri (Benth.) Dunn
  • Millettia conraui Harms [Col. JDC 2715(1972) forest edge]

Newtonia O.Hoffm.

  • Newtonia buchananii (Baker) G.C.C.Gilbert & Boutiqu Photos [Col. HMC 120(1973), HMC 122(1973), JDC 4620(1977)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Parkia R.Br.

  • Parkia filicoidea Oliv. Photos [Col. JDC 3344(1973), JDC 4595(1976), JDC 4605(1976), JDC 4611(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Piptadeniastrum Brenan 

  • Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan [Obs. JDC SR(1973)] JDC note: Large tree in stream fringing forest just below the Ngel Nyaki / Kurmin Danko escarpment, not far from Gidan Sabo. There is an extensive 'shelf' before the real escarpment.

Tephrosia Pers.

  • Tephrosia vogelii Hook.f. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Gentianaceae

Anthocleista Afzel. ex R.Br.

  • Anthocleista nobilis G.Don Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Anthocleista vogelii Planch. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Gesneriaceae

Streptocarpus Lindl.

  • Streptocarpus elongatus Engl. Photos [Col. JDC 3305(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Grewiaceae

Grewia L.

Grewia sp. [Col. JDC 4574(1976) scandent shrub, flowering and fruiting]

Triumfetta Plum. ex L.

  • Triumfetta cordifolia A.Rich. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Hyacinthaceae

Drimia

  • Drimia altissima (L.f.) Ker Gawl. [Obs. PU (2015)]
  • Drimia aff. indica (Roxb.) Jessop (Syn. Urginea indica) [Obs. PU (2013)]

Hypericaceae

Harungana Lam.

  • Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Psorospermum Spach

  • Psorospermum aurantiacum Engl. [Col. JDC 2717(1972)]
  • Psorospermum corymbiferum Hochr. [Col. JDC 2717(1972)]

Icacinaceae

Apodytes E.Mey. ex Arn.

  • Apodytes dimidiata E.Mey. ex Arn. [Col. JDC 2718(1972)]

Leptaulus Benth.

  • Leptaulus congolanus (Baill.) Lobr.-Callen & Villiers Photos (Syn. L. zenkeri) [Col. JDC 3308(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Leptaulus daphnoides Benth. [Col. JDC 4547(1976); HMC 537(2003), HMC 684(2004), HMC 749(2004), HMC 759(2005)] [Tree 195, 590, 626, 749]

Lamiaceae

Achyrospermum Blume

  • Achyrospermum africanum Hook.f. ex Baker [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Clerodendrum L.

  • Clerodendrum cephalanthum Oliv. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Clerodendrum formicarium Gürke Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Clerodendrum schweinfurthii Gürke Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Isodon (Schrad. ex Benth.) Spach

  • Isodon ramosissimus (Hook.f.) Codd [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Leucas R.Br.

  • Leucas songeana Sebald Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Micromeria Benth.

  • Micromeria imbricata (Forssk.) C.Chr. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Pycnostachys Hook.

  • Pychnostachys sp. [Col. JDC 3341(1973)]

Vitex L.

  • Vitex doniana Sweet Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Lauraceae

Beilschmiedia Nees

  • Beilschmiedia mannii (Meisn.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks. Photos [Col. JDC 4592(1976), JDC 4601(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Leeaceae

Leea Royen ex L.

  • Leea guineensis G. Don Photos [Col. JDC 4536(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Lentibulariaceae

Utricularia L.

  • Utricularia mannii Oliv. [Col. JDC 4514(1976) epiphyte, on moss covered branches with Polystachya cooperi. Yellow flowers up to 2.5 cm long]

Loranthaceae

Phragmanthera Tiegh.

  • Phragmanthera capitata (Spreng.) Balle (Syn. Phragmanthera lapathifolia) [Obs. SG (2006)]

Maesaceae

Maesa Forssk.

  • Maesa lanceloata Forssk. Photos [Col. JDC 4529(1976) forest margin] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Malvaceae

Bombax L.

  • Bombax sp. [Obs. ForestGeo plot, 2016]

Grewia L.

  • Grewia carpinifolia Juss. [Col. HMC 681(2004)]

Hibiscus L.

  • Hibiscus diversifolius Jacq. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Pavonia Cav.

  • Pavonia urens Cav. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Urena L.

  • Urena lobata L. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Melastomataceae

Memecylon L.

  • Memecylon afzelii G. Don [Col. JDC 4530(1976)]
  • Memecylon dasyanthum Gilg & Ledermann ex Engl. [Col. HMC 722(2004)]
  • Memycylon sp. nov. [Col. HMC 744] [Tree 526]
  • Memycylon sp. [Col. JDC 3027(1973)]
  • Memycylon sp. [Col. HMC 516(2003)] [Tree 131] {maybe Warnkeckea? - same tree number below}
  • Memycylon sp. [Col. HMC 672(2004)] [Tree317]

Warneckea Gilg

  • Warneckea cinnamomoides (G. Don) Jacq.-Fél. [Col. HMC 516, HMC 679] [Tree 131]

Meliaceae

Carapa Aubl.

  • Carapa oreophila Kenfack sp. nov. Photos [Col. HMC 121(1973); JDC 3320(1973)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Ekebergia Sparrm.

  • Ekebergia capensis Sparrm. [Col. HMC 493(2003), HMC 689(2004)] [Tree 9]

Entandrophragma

  • Entandrophragma angolense (Welw.) C.DC. [Col. JDC 3026(1973), JDC 3347(1973)]

Guarea F.Allam. ex L.

  • Guarea cedrata (A.Chev.) Pellegr. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 119]

Khaya A.Juss.

  • Khaya grandifoliola C.DC. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Lovoa Harms

  • Lovoa trichilioides Harms Photos [Col. JDC 4612(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Trichilia P. Browne

  • Trichilia monadelpha (Thonn.) J.J.de Wilde [Col. HMC 530(2003), HMC 694(2004), HMC 703(2004), HMC 707(2004), HMC 720(2004) HMC 747(2004), HMC 764(2005), HMC 767(2005),] [Tree 174, 400, 568, 654]
  • Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss. [Col. HMC 738(2004), HMC 768(2005)] [Tree 503]
  • Trichilia welwitschii C.DC. [Col. JDC 4561(1976)]

Melianthaceae

Bersama Fresen.

  • Bersama abyssinica subsp. paullinioides (Planch.) Verdc. [Col. JDC 4608(1976) forest margin] JDC recommends further investigation, formerly listed under Bersama abyssinica.

Monimiaceae

Xymalos Baill. & Warb.

  • Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill. Photos [Col. JDC 4569(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Moraceae

Ficus L.

  • Ficus chlamydocarpa Mildbr. & Burret [Col. JDC 2824(1972) at Kurmin Danko]
  • Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii (Warb.) C.C.Berg [Col. HMC 545] [Tree 256]
  • Ficus exasperata Vahl [Col. HMC 541] [Tree 209]
  • Ficus lutea Vahl (Syn. F. vogellii)
  • Ficus polita Vahl [Col. JDC 4563(1976)]
  • Ficus sur Forssk. Photos [Col. JDC 4556(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Ficus vogeliana (Miq.) Miq. [Col. HMC 551] [Tree 292]

Trilepisium Thouars

  • Trilepisium madagascariense DC. Photos [Col. JDC 4564(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Myrtaceae

Eugenia L.

  • Eugenia gilgii Engl. & Brehmer Photos [Col. HMC 489] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree number 137]

Psidium L.

  • Psidium guajava L. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Syzygium Gaertn.

  • Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC. Photos [Col. JDC 3333(1973) subsp. bamendae] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Nyctaginaceae

Mirabilis L.

  • Mirabilis jalapa L. [Obs. PU 2014]

Ochnaceae

Gomphia Schreb.

  • Gomphia flava Schumach. & Thonn. Photos (Syn. Campylospermum flavum) [Col. HMC 542(2003), HMC 705(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 211]
  • Gomphia scheffleri (Engl. & Gilg) Verdc. (Syn. Campylospermum scheffleri) [Obs. ForestGeo plot, 2016]

Oleaceae

Chionanthus L.

  • Chionanthus africanus (Knobl.) Stearn [Col. JDC 3345(1973), JDC 3337(1973), JDC 4540(1976), JDC 4617(1976), JDC 4571(1976), JDC 4582(1976)]

  • Chionanthus mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Stearn Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Chionanthus sp. [Col. JDC 4576(1976)] slash pale yellow.

Jasminum L.

  • Jasminum dichotomum Vahl Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Olax L.

  • Olax gambecola Baill. [Col. HMC 708(2004)] [Tree 400]
  • Olax subscorpioides Oliv. [Col. HMC 686(2004)]

Opiliaceae

Opilia Roxb.

  • Opilia amenacea Roxb. Photos [Obs. HMC(2013)]

Orchidaceae

Aerangis Rchb.f.

  • Aerangis gravenreuthii (Kraenzl.) Schltr. [Col. JDC 4512(1976) Det. by Isobyl la Croix(1995), epiphytic, low down in trees]

Angraecum Bory

  • Angraecum sp. [Col. JDC 4512(1976) epiphyte, flowers pure white star-like, the spur up to 9 cm long]

Bulbophyllum Thouars

  • Bulbophyllum scaberulum (Rolfe) Bolus Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Bulbophyllum sp. [Col. JDC 3346(1973)]

Polystachya Hook.

  • Polystachya cooperi Summerh. [Col. HMC 207(1976) epiphyte, flowers white]

Rhipidoglossum Schltr.

  • Rhipidoglossum kamerunense ( Schltr. ) Garay (Syn. Diaphananthe kamerunensis) [Col. HMC 205(1976)]

Pandaceae

Microdesmis

  • Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch. [Col. JDC 3336, JDC 3340(1973), JDC 4548(1976)]

Passifloraceae

Adenia Forssk.

  • Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl. [Col. JDC 4607(1976)]

Pentapetaceae

Dombeya Cav.

  • Dombeya ledermannii Engl. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Phyllanthaceae

Antidesma L.

  • Antidesma vogelianum Müll.Arg. [Col. JDC 2556(1971), JDC 4516(1976), JDC 3143(1973) HMC 512(2003)] Found at forest margin and wooded grassland adjacent.

Bridelia Willd.

  • Bridelia speciosa Müll.Arg. Photos [Col. JDC 2710(1972) forest margin, JDC 3289(1973), HMC 488(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] Fulfulde name is burumburum.

Margaritaria L.f.

  • Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L.Webster [Col. JDC 3331(1973), HMC 699(2004)] [Tree 83]

Phyllanthus L.

  • Phyllanthus reticulatus Poir. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Uapaca Baill.

  • Uapaca sp. [Obs. SG (2006)]

Phytolaccaceae

Phytolacca L.

  • Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hér. [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Piperaceae

Peperomia Ruiz & Pav.

  • Peperomia fernandopoiana C. DC. [Col. JDC 2709(1972) epiphytic]
  • Peperomia sp. [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Peperomia sp. [Col. JDC 4519(1976)] Epiphytic on trees, 2m from ground, leaves small and fleshy.

Piper L.

  • Piper capense L.f.Photos [Col. JDC 4535(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Piper peltatum L. (Syn. Lepianthes peltata ) Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Piper umbellatum L. [Col. JDC 4541(1976) recorded as Piper umbellata]

Pittosporaceae

Pittosporum Banks ex Sol.

  • Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims Photos [Col. HMC 548(2003), HMC 716(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 268]

Poaceae

Ctenium Panz.

  • Ctenium ledermannii Pilg. [Col. JDC 3310(1973)]

Leptaspis R. Br.

  • Leptaspis cf zeylanica Nees ex Steud. [Col. JDC 4603(1976)]

Olyra L.

  • Olyra latifolia L. [Obs. JDC SR, MJW (2012)]

Oplismenus P. Beauv.

  • Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P.Beauv. [Col. JDC 3307(1973)]

Setaria P. Beauv.

  • Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz [Obs. JDC (unknown)]

Sporobolus R.Br.

  • Sporobolus pyramidalis P.Beauv. [Obs. PU (2014)]

Polygalaceae

Securidaca L.

  • Securidaca welwitschii Oliver Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Primulaceae

Ardisia

  • Ardisia kivuensis Taton [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Maesa

  • Maesa lanceolata Forssk.

Rapanea

  • Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez [Col. HMC 550(2003)] [Tree 274]

Proteaceae

Protea L.

  • Protea madiensis Oliv. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Putranjivaceae

Drypetes Vahl

  • Drypetes gossweileri S.Moore [Col. JDC 4542(1976)]
  • Drypetes sp. [Col. JDC 3324(1973)]
  • Drypetes sp. [Col. HMC 575, 706, 750(2004)] [Tree 594, 612]
  • Drypetes sp. (nov) aff aframensis [Col. JDC 3328(1973)]
  • Drypetes cf. aframensis [Col. HMC 753(2004)] [Tree 547]
  • Drypetes principum (Müll.Arg.) Hutch. [Col. HMC 729(2004)] [Tree 457]

Ranunculaceae

Clematis L.

  • Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Rhamnaceae

Gouania Jacq.

  • Gouania longispicata Engl. [Col. JDC 3290(1973) Liane to 15 m] [Tree 849]

Rhizophoraceae

Cassipourea

  • Cassipourea gummiflua Tul. [Col. JDC 4515(1976) forest margin, JDC 4619(1977)]

Rosaceae

Prunus L.

  • Prunus africana (Hook.f.) Kalkman [Col. HMC 526(2003), HMC 675(2004)] [Tree 330]

Rubiaceae

Aoranthe

  • Aoranthe cladantha (K.Schum.) Somers, (Syn. Porterandia cladantha) [Col. HMC 769(2005)]

Cuviera DC.

  • Cuviera longiflora Hiern Photos [Col. JDC 4559(1976), HMC 532(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Diodella

  • Diodella aff. sarmentosa (Sw.) Bacigalupo & Cabral ex Borhidi (Syn. Diodia sarmentosa) [Obs. PU (2013)]

Gaertnera Lam.

  • Gaertnera paniculata Benth. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Galium L.

  • Galium aff simense Fresen. [Col. HMC 123(1973)] herb scrambling over bushes along the upper edge of the forest. Stem up to 2m long, readily clinging to clothing.
  • Galium sp. [Col. HMC 120(1973) herb at forest margin]

Ixora L.

  • Ixora bauchiensis Hutch. & Dalziel [Col. HMC 723(2004)]

Keetia E.Phillips

  • Keetia venosa (Oliv.) Bridson Photos [Col. HMC 531(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Mussaenda L.

  • Mussaenda arcuata Poir. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn. [Col. JDC 4527(1976)] [Obs. PU (2014)]

Oldenlandia L.

  • Oldenlandia lancifolia (Schumach.) DC. [Obs. MJW(2012)]

Oxyanthus DC.

  • Oxyanthus speciosus DC. Photos [Col. JDC 3321(1973), JDC 4549(1976), JDC 4566(1976), HMC 538(2003), HMC 685(2004), HMC 746(2004), HMC 748(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 196, 560, 577]

Pavetta L.

  • Pavetta corymbosa (DC.) F.N.Williams
  • Pavetta owariensis P.Beauv. [Col. JDC 4524(1976)]

Psychotria L.

  • Psychotria umbellata Thonn. Photos (Syn. Psychotria calva) [Col. HMC 722(2005)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Psychotria peduncularis (Salisb.) Steyerm. Photos [Col. JDC 4526(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Psychotria succulenta (Hiern) E.M.A.Petit Photos [Col. JDC 4525(1976), HMC 547(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 262]

Psydrax Gaertn.

  • Psydrax acutiflora (Hiern) Bridson [Col. JDC 4538(1976) forest margin]
  • Psydrax horizontalis (Schumach. & Thonn.) Bridson Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)] (Syn. Canthium harizontale)
  • Psydrax parviflora (Afzel.) Bridson Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)] (Syn. Canthium vulgare)

Rothmannia Thunb.

  • Rothmannia urcelliformis (Hiern) Bullock ex Robyns Photos [Col. JDC 2713(1972), JDC 4568(1976), SO 136(2002), HMC 733(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Rytigynia Blume

  • Rytigynia umbellulata (Hiern) Robyns [Col. JDC 4528(1976)]

Spermacoce L.

  • Spermacoce sp. (Syn. Borreria) [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Tricalysia A. Rich. ex DC.

  • Tricalysia okelensis Hiern

Ruscaceae

Dracaena

  • Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link [Obs. JDC SR(1973) forest edge]
  • Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl. Photos [Col. JDC 2716(1972)]
  • Dracaena laxissima Engl. [Col. JDC 4598(1976)]

Rutaceae

Clausena Burm.f.

  • Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook.f. ex Benth. Photos [Col. JDC 4553(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Zanthoxylum L.

  • Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr. Photos [Col. JDC 4513(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Sapindaceae

Allophylus L.

  • Allophylus africanus P.Beauv. Photos [Col. JDC 4567(1976)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Allophylus conraui [Col. HMC 485(2003)]

Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn.

  • Deinbollia pinnata (Poir.) Schumach. & Thonn. Photos [Col. HMC 763(2005)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Deinbollia sp. [Col. JDC 4550(1976)]
  • Deinbollia sp. nov. [Col. HMC 481(2003); HMC 484(2003)] [Det. Martin Cheek, RBG Kew]

Paullinia L.

  • Paullinia pinnata L. Photos [Col. HMC 713(2004)] [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Sapotaceae

Chrysophyllum L.

  • Chrysophyllum albidium G.Don Photos [Col. JDC 3315(1973), JDC 3292(1973), JDC 3298(1973), HMC 511(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 98]

Manilkara Adans.

  • Manilkara obovata (Sabine & G.Don) J.H.Hemsl. [Col. HMC 721(2004), HMC 766(2005)]

Pouteria Aubl.

  • Pouteria altissima (A.Chev.) Baehni [Col. JDC 3304(1973) seedling collected, JDC 3316]

Synsepalum Baill.

  • Synsepalum sp. [Col. HMC 776]

Scrophulariaceae

Alectra Thunb.

  • Alectra sessiliflora (Vahl) Kuntze

Simaroubaceae

Brucea J.F.Mill.

  • Brucea antidysenterica J.F.Mill. [Col. HMC 210(2004), HMC 554(2003)] [Tree 322]

Quassia L.

  • Quassia gabonensis Pierre (Syn. Hannoa klaineana)

Smilacaceae

Smilax L.

  • Smilax anceps Willd. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Solanaceae

Solanum L.

  • Solanum aculeastrum Dunal Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

  • Solanum erianthum D. Don [Col. HMC 719(2004)]
  • Solanum torvum Sw. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Sterculiaceae

Pterygota

  • Pterygota mildbraedii Engl. [Col. JDC 4593(1976)]

Sterculia L.

  • Sterculia tragacantha Lindl. [Col. HMC 506] [Tree 110]

Stilbaceae

Nuxia Comm. ex Lam.

  • Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen. Photos [Col. JDC 2561(1971) JDC 4584(1976) forest margin] [Obs. IM (2012)]

Strombosiaceae

Strombosia Blume

  • Strombosia scheffleri Engl. Photos [Col. JDC 4541(1976), HMC 524(2003), HMC 543(2003), HMC 557(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] [Tree 166, 381]

Thymelaeaceae

Dicranolepis Planch.

  • Dicranolepis grandiflora Engl. Photos [Col. JDC 3312(1973), JDC 4510(1976), SO 144(2002), HMC 529(2003)] [Obs. MJW (2012)] Horizontal branching
  • Dicranolepis vestita Engl. [Col. JDC 4616(1977) Det. by Kew 24-6-1981]

Peddiea Harv.

  • Peddiea africana Harv. Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]
  • Peddiea fischeri Engl. [Col. JDC 3326, JDC 4518(1976), HMC 487(2003), HMC 507(2003), HMC 725(2004), HMC 760(2005) [Tree 647]

Ulmaceae

Celtis L.

  • Celtis gomphophylla Baker [Col. JDC 4546(1976), JDC 4580(1976)]

Trema Lour.

  • Trema orientalis (L.) Blume Photos [Obs. MJW (2012)]

Zingiberaceae

Aframomum

  • Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K.Schum. [Col. JDC 2559(1971)]
  • Aframomum aff. daniellii (Hook.f.) Schum. [Obs. HMC (2014)]
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